Widecombe History Group Meetings & Walks
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All meetings take place in the Church House, Widecombe-in-the-Moor at 7.30 p.m. unless otherwise stated. Walks start from the location specified in the relevant entry below.
Minutes from the meetings and a transcript of the talk will usually appear on the minutes pages within one month of the meeting taking place.
|Date||Speaker & Topic||Location|
|March 7 2018 7.30pm||Paul Rendell - The Making of the Film 'War Horse'||History Group: Church House Widecombe|
|April 4 2018 7.30pm||Martin Watts - Watermills in the Devon Landscape||History Group: Church House Widecombe|
|May 2 2018 7.30pm||AGM and talk by Brian Portch - 'Brunel’s Royal Albert Bridge'||History Group: Church House Widecombe|
|June 6 2018 7.30pm||Felicity Goodall - The Joy of Archives||History Group: Church House Widecombe|
|July 4 2018 7.30pm||Thomas Cadbury, Assistant Curator, RAMM - The Seaton Down hoard||History Group: Church House Widecombe|
|August 1 2018 7.30pm||Tom Greeves - Combeshead Farm, Holne - 700 years of farmers and tinners||History Group: Church House Widecombe|
|September 5 2018 7.30pm||Simon Dell - Dartmoor Prison’s Conchies||History Group: Church House Widecombe|
|October 3 2018 7.30pm||Kirsty Peake - Wild Wolf to Pet Dog||History Group: Church House Widecombe|
|November 7 2018 7.30pm||William Hand - Haytor meteorological Station||History Group: Church House Widecombe|
|December 5 2018 7.30pm||Richard Sandover – Recreating the Domesday parishes of Eastern Dartmoor, with special reference to Widecombe||History Group: Church House Widecombe|
|January 9 2019 7.30pm||New Year's Party||History Group: Church House Widecombe|
|February 6 2019 7.30pm||Tom Stratton - The History of the Duchy and its Dartmoor Estate||History Group: Church House Widecombe|
|March 6 2019 7.30pm||John Lowe - "My Friend Fred"||History Group: Church House Widecombe|
|April 3 2019 7.30pm||Mrs Bridie Oakes-Richards, Governor, HM Prison, Dartmoor||History Group: Church House Widecombe|
|May 1 2019 7.30pm||Annual General Meeting and Peter Rennells - WW1 Slide Show||History Group: Church House Widecombe|
|May 23rd 2018 9.00am||By coach to Oakham Treasures at Portbury, Bristol||Details from the History Group|
|June 14th 2018 6.30pm||Self-drive visit to Hunt’s Cider, Stoke Gabriel||Details from the History Group|
|July 25th 2018 2.00pm||Nature walk with the Revd Geoffrey Fenton||Details from the History Group|
|Late summer/autumn 2018||Wendy Major and Brian Lewis - guided walk around Ashburton||Details from the History Group|
The information on this page was last modified on March 18 2018 10:34:30.